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Tough, slip-resistant phenolic birch plywood board suitable for a wide range of demanding applications. It is easily worked and can be CNC machined, plus has good chemical and weather resistance making it an ideal choice for flooring. Edges are sealed with acrylic resin paint. FSC® certified from sustainable European forests.


  • Scaffold platforms, building hoists, trestles.
  • Steps, walkways, pontoons.
  • Stages, ramps, trolley bases.
  • Tiered arena seating, grandstands.
  • Playground and sports equipment, climbing walls.
  • Joinery, shopfitting and construction.
  • Agricultural buildings, animal pens.
  • Trench covers and civil engineering, bridge decking.

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Standard product features


  • Face: 220 g/m² dark brown large wire mesh pattern phenolic film face.
  • Reverse: Smooth dark brown phenolic film with ‘Buffalo logo’.

Technical properties:

  • Wear resistance (taber value): 600–900 revs.
  • Rolling test (to BS EN 1818): 6000 revs.
  • Slip resistance (to DIN 51130): R12.

NBS Specification

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This product is associated with the following NBS Create clause:
45-45-95/480 Specialist veneer plywood

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James Latham


+44 (0) 207 288 6417

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Buffalo Board

Size (l x w)

[1220 x 2440/ 2500 mm]
[1250 x 2500 mm]
[1525 x 3050 mm]


[6.5 mm]
[9 mm]
[12 mm]
[15 mm]
[18 mm]
[21 mm]
[24 mm]
[27 mm]
[30 mm]
[35 mm]

Manufacturer details

Suite 301 ,
Business Design Centre ,
52 Upper Street,
London, N1 0QH
Tel +44 (0) 207 288 6417
Fax +44 (0)116 281 3806
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